University of Pecs

Pecs - Hungary


The University of Pécs with its 22 000 students, 1 600 lecturers and 10 faculties is one of the largest higher education institutions in Hungary and the centre of knowledge within the Transdanubian region. Its roots date back to 1367. The UP ​​represents classical values, while the challenges of present and future times are being adapted successfully as well. Covering a wide range of educational areas, it reaches out far beyond the city of Pécs. The UP operates an independent faculty in Szekszárd and runs significant training programmes in the towns of Kaposvár, Szombathely and Zalaegerszeg.

Teaching system                        

Due to the successful implementation of the Bologna education system, students can get involved in a dynamic, interoperable European higher education system. Instead of taking the traditional college and university courses, students first acquire an undergraduate (BA or BSc) degree, and then a Master's degree (MA or MSc). Those students who decided o dedicate some more years to science may apply for a doctoral training (PhD or DLA) as well.

Research and science at the UP

The University of Pécs is one of the leading research universities in the country with a huge professional research background. The Szentágothai Research Centre is home to a number of medical and scientific researches. The university has 21 doctoral schools which cover a broad spectrum of science and arts. The University of Pécs puts a lot of emphasis on talent management. There are several academic colleges and student circles to support the academic work of UP students.

Health care system

The UP Clinical Centre is one of the largest health care providers in Hungary. With its 28 clinics, nearly 3 000 staff members the centre have provided health care for several decades in Pécs and in the surrounding region. The Centre also plays an active role in the practical education of medical students and health care professionals. Working in close collaboration with the Medical School and the Faculty of Health Sciences, it combines high-level knowledge with modern medical techniques.


Faculty of Law

Medical School

Faculty of Humanities

Faculty of Health Sciences

Faculty of Cultural Sciences, Education and Regional Development

Faculty of Business and Economics

Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology 

Faculty of Music and Visual Arts

Faculty of Sciences 

English Requirements


A firm knowledge of English or German is absolutely necessary to be able to take our courses in English or in German. Concerning the international programmes offered by the University of Pécs, the English language requirement is:





Cambridge exam

CAE (45 to 59) / FCE grade
B or C / PET Pass with distinction

CPE (45 to 59) /CAE grade B
or C / FCE grade A

CPE grade A, B or
C / CAE grade A


6.5 to 7.0

7.0 to 8.0 (8.0 is borderline
between C1 and C2)

8.0 to 9.0


87 to 109

110 - 120


British General Qualifications

GCE A-level (known as A2)





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